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Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anna del Conte (Gianni V.)
Added: Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup basil leaves
2 garlic cloves
2 T pine nuts (pignoli)
Pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano or Pecorino cheese
1/2 cup olive oil
1 lb. pasta (spagehetti or penne regate works best)

Directions:
Directions:
Put large pot of water on to boil.

Combine basil, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor.

Slowly add olive oil.

Pour into a bowl and stir in cheese.

Add pasta to boiling water. Follow directions on box.

Drain pasta and put in bowl and stir in pesto.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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